HOUSTON (FOX 26) - A man is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in west Houston. Police were called to the complex on Kingsbrook just before midnight. Officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. They also found the front door kicked into the man's apartment it appears to be a home invasion. Drugs were found inside the unit.
A fatal crash is being investigated at the Houston Motorsports race park in northeast Houston. A man was testing his converted race car. When he lost control and smashed into barrels and netting, beyond the end of the track The victim was going at a high rate of speed and died on impact. According to witnesses, the man had made a lap safely around the track earlier.
Emergency workers had to bring in the jaws of life to save a man after he crashed his car overnight. It happened just before midnight on Richmond Avenue, near Briar Park.
Investigators say the man lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a tree. It's not believed that the driver had been drinking. He was taken to the hospital.
A man is being evaluated after barricading himself inside his southeast Houston home.
SWAT was called in late last night to the house on Rosedale near Scott. Police say he had assaulted his wife. She was able to get out of the home. The swat team eventually deployed tear gas and the man surrendered.